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Any content meant to inspire and advocate for the exploration and development of Mars.

Mars Diversity

Why Mars Needs Diversity

In Ann Friedman’s 2014 profile of American astronaut Sally Ride, she notes that in 1990, NASA management “quietly ordered a working group of physicians to declare homosexuality a ‘psychiatrically disqualifying condition’” for astronaut selection. Although this rule was never implemented,… Read More »Why Mars Needs Diversity

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Mars for All

Your great-grandchild’s first job might be washing dishes in a restaurant on Mars. That may sound oddly mundane, and it should. If you’re a consumer of space exploration news and conversation, then you will no doubt have come across the… Read More »Mars for All

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NASA Administrator points to the Moon as a political gateway to Mars (opinion)

Today Jim Bridenstine showed us under the hood of NASA’s current Moon program, with a candor that cuts through otherwise nebulous public relations rhetoric. Finally, I almost get it. The Artemis program often receives harsh criticism within the space exploration… Read More »NASA Administrator points to the Moon as a political gateway to Mars (opinion)

A Story of Courage

It can be easy to forget, but we are all participants in a shared journey. Our lives are woven into the ancient sequence of events that constitute the history of our species. Crossing the millennia, from the early struggling of… Read More »A Story of Courage